Scott Sawtell is an art instructor at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario, and Georgian College in Barrie, Ontario. He previously taught at OCAD University in Toronto, Ontario.

Scott has an M.F.A from the University of Waterloo and is a graduate of the Ontario College of Art and Design. As well as maintaining a vital artistic career showing work across Canada and the United States, Scott has previously curated exhibitions for The Town of Newmarket, the City of Kitchener and Oakville Galleries. He also organized and participated in 60 Painters; an ambitious exhibiton of contemporary Canadian painting which was held at Humber College in May of 2012.